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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Conductor to host Global Entrepreneurship Week November 12-16 in 2018

The Conductor will be hosting Global Entrepreneurship in Conway next week, November 12-16 in 2018. Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and …

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UCA News

C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference At UCA Set For Nov. 9-10

The conference will take place Nov. 9-10 with headliners Allison Joseph and Megan Mayhew Bergman CONWAY — The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its second annual event Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9–10 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The conference includes a Friday evening reading from Allison Joseph, author of numerous books …

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Conductor’s High School Startup Day Event to be Scaled Internationally through the Global Entrepreneurship Network

Student entrepreneurship initiative selected as an official event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week. CONWAY, AR (Oct. 24, 2018): The Conductor today announced that its High School Startup Day program, presented in partnership with Junior Achievement of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas, has been selected as an Official Event of the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship …

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Women's Leadership Network

UCA Hosts Women’s Leadership Network Kickoff Event

August 31, 2018– The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) kickoff event and welcome reception featuring Patricia Poulter, provost and executive vice president of academic affairs. The purpose of this event is to provide women with new leadership opportunities. The WLN allows women from …

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Congressman French Hill visits with the roundtable

U.S. Congressman French Hill Visits The Conductor, Discusses Entrepreneurship

U.S. Congressman French Hill Visits The Conductor, Discusses Entrepreneurial Policy with Entrepreneurs from the Region CONWAY, AR (Aug. 22, 2018): On Monday, Aug. 20, the Conductor hosted U.S. Congressman French Hill in Conway, and facilitated events to connect him with startup and scaleup companies in the region. Congressman Hill led a roundtable discussion with a …

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Arkansas Coding Academy Demo Day

UCA Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Arkansas Coding Academy Campus

CONWAY, AR., August 23, 2018—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Outreach and Community Engagement celebrated the grand opening of the new Arkansas Coding Academy campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin was a special guest speaker at the ceremony. “The Arkansas Coding Academy is the perfect example of local entities – UCA, …

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Conductor Events

Southern Bloodline Apparel wins Collegiate Venture Competition

Student-run company will receive $10,000 award in worldwide competition CONWAY—The Conductor today announced that Southern Bloodline Apparel is the winner of the $10,000 first-place prize in the Collegiate Venture Competition, a competition created by the Conductor to celebrate successful, post-revenue companies run by college students or recent college graduates. In its first year, the competition …

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UCA Fountain, Courtesy of UCA

Applications Are Now Open For Brand Camp 2018!

Brand Camp: It’s marketing meets middle school for four fun days! This summer, middle school students will join the teams from Eric Rob & Isaac Advertising and the University of Central Arkansas’ University Relations & Creative Services Department to create a campaign for a delicious new menu item for Tacos 4 Life! Brand Camp is open …

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Kim Lane visits with the media about the launch of the Makerspace

UCA Launches Makerspace At The Shoppes At Donaghey

The University of Central Arkansas community welcomed the UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor at a launch event Tuesday morning.

The UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor is a place for students and community members to make, design and dream. It is a collaborative, interdisciplinary workspace with tools to prototype concepts, make new things, and take ideas to the next level.

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